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Author Cook, William R. (William Robert), 1943-

Title Machiavelli in context [videorecording] / William R. Cook.

Imprint Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2006.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    320.01 COO  v.1    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    320.01 COO  v.2    Available
Edition Library ed.
Description 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks (various pagings ; 22 cm.)
Series Great courses. Philosophy & intellectual history
Great courses (DVD). Philosophy & intellectual history.
Contents Disc 1. Who is Machiavelli? Why does he matter? ; Machiavelli's Florence ; Classical thought in Renaissance Florence ; Life of Niccolò Machiavelli ; Why did Machiavelli write The prince? ; The prince, 1-5 : republics old and new -- disc 2. The prince, 6-7 : Virtù and Fortuna ; The prince, 8-12 : the prince and power ; The prince, 13-16 : the art of being a prince ; The prince, 17-21 : the lion and the fox ; The prince, 21-26 : fortune and foreigners ; Livy, the Roman Republic, and Machiavelli -- disc 3. Discourses : why Machiavelli is a republican ; Discourses : the workings of a good republic ; Discourses : lessons from Rome ; Discourses : a principality or a republic? ; Discourses : the qualities of a good republic ; Discourses : a republic at war -- disc 4. Discourses : can republics last? ; Discourses : conspiracies and other dangers ; Florentine histories : the growth of Florence ; Florentine histories : the age of the Medici ; The fate of Machiavelli's works ; Was Machiavelli a Machiavellian?
Cast Lecturer, William R. Cook.
System Details DVD.
Subject Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527.
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527. Principe. English.
Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Genre/Form Educational films
Added Author Teaching Company.
ISBN 1598031716
9781598031713
Standard No. 9781598031713
Music No. 4311 Teaching Co.

 
    
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